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Official Title: Prevalence of excessive gingival display etiologies in different racial groups
This study is being done to try to find out if there are differences among people in how much their upper lip rises during smiling, in how people feel about their smiles and about the amount of gum showing in their smiles, depending on what race they identify as.
Official Title: Contribution of Genetics to Oral Bacterial Transmission from Mothers to Babies: a Study of Biologic and Adoptive Mother-Child Dyads
The purpose of this study is to determine how young children get normal mouth bacteria and how it might be passed from mother to child. Researchers want to compare the adoptive mother-child pairs with biologic mother-child pairs to see how closely the bacteria of each set of mothers match those of t...
Official Title: Gum Study - Tobacco smoking and perturbations in the subgingival microbial ecosystem
Gum Study - Tobacco smoking and perturbations in the subgingival microbial ecosystem The purpose of this study is to examine how quitting smoking changes the type of bacteria that live in peoples' mouths and under their gumline.